Acer teases wearable smartband, new Chromebook



Acer says it will be launching a wearable smartband sometime this summer.

MSI launches barebones ProBox23



MSI recently introduced an uber-mini barebones desktop PC equipped with a Mini ITX board that supports Intel's Haswell processor, up to 16GB of RAM and three internal storage devices.

Intel's Bay Trail NUC is fanless



Intel has introduced a mini NUC PC powered by Santa Clara's Bay Trail chipset (1.46 GHz Intel Atom SoC with 5W TDP).

Report: Lenovo prepping new high-end ThinkPad tablet


Lenovo is reportedly prepping a new, high-end Windows tablet equipped with Intel's Atom Bay processor, a 1.6 GHz quad-core chip with burst speeds up to 2.39 MHz.

Intel's Android 4.4 (KitKat) for 64-bit chips goes live

Intel recently debuted new builds of Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) specifically optimized to run on devices with 64-bit Intel chips. 



Report: Branded tablet shipments to reach 200 million in 2014

This is a pivotal year for tablets as the traditional markets leading computing and CE deployments reach a tipping point and give way to growth regions.

GDC: Gaming is back with a vengeance!

There are quite a few of us who once thought the GDC (Game Developer’s Conference) was becoming a joke, as the event seemed to be smaller and even less relevant in recent years. Fortunately, that wasn’t the case this year when GDC basically took over all three of San Francisco’s Moscone Center buildings. The result felt more like CES and the GDC of years ago than ever before.   

64-bit mobile processors set to dominate mobile market

​Just one quarter after the launch of Apple’s A7 (the first 64-bit mobile processor), Cupertino managed to power more than 36 million iPhones and iPads with its flagship chip.

Zotac's new Zbox gaming mini-PCs have Intel Iris Pro inside



Zotac recently launched two new uber-mini gaming machines: the ZBOX EI730 and EI750.

New Asus EEE Box has Intel's Bay Trail inside

Asus has rolled out a new mini-desktop powered by Intel's Celeron J1900 Bay Trail 2 GHz quad-core processor with a TDP of 10 watts. 



Intel's Bay Trail NUC is live for $140



Intel's Next Unit of Computing (NUC) is a small form factor PC designed by none other than Santa Clara itself.

Intel's latest NUC gets detailed

Intel's Next Unit of Computing (NUC) is a small form factor PC designed by Santa Clara. The first-gen unit is based on the Sandy Bridge Celeron CPU, the subsequent iteration built around the Ivy Bridge Core i3 and Core i5 processors, while the third is equipped with an Haswell SoC.

Modular ICE xPC weighs less than 100g (4oz) 



The ICE xPC modular computer, which recently hit Indiegogo, is said to offer the processing power of a portable or desktop PC, even though the device weighs less than 100g (4oz).

Intel to Cloud Computing: Love on me. I'll pay you.

Does anyone care that Intel is inside the cloud? No. No one cares but that doesn't stop Intel from pushing the crap out of Intel Inside and pretending that it means something. It's great for the 16 companies they signed up because, now they get Intel marketing dollars for... doing nothing.

The Intel CES Slide: Suck it, Windows!

Fashion bag maker Intel has been slowly backing away from its old chum Microsoft allowing the forces of darkness to pick it off -- now it seems to have gone into actual back stabbing mode.

The Intel CES Slide: We are idea free

You can sum up Intel's strategy in a few choice phrases: we can be ARM, too; we will build anything now; we are a conflict material free company; we don't know how to make wearables wearable; McAfee is kind of embarrassing so we're dropping the name, finally.

Microsoft and Intel have horrible annuses

"Your shadow at morning striding behind you      Or your shadow at evening rising to meet you;      I will show you fear in a handful of dust." TS Eliot, The Wasteland  

Apple fanboys rejoice at erroneous Mac Pro teardown

Apple fanboys woke up this morning to the news that Macbooks were cheaper than Windows machines. It's not true, but these are fanboys so what do you expect? Depth? Clarity? Hah! Suck it, World, Apple is benevolent and wise.

FreeBSD doesn't trust Intel and Via processors

FreeBSD operating system developers have decided that they will no longer allow users to trust processors manufactured by Intel and Via to provide random numbers.

Dell debuts first Chromebook

Dell has introduced its first Chromebook, a web-centric laptop targeted at the education market. The Dell Chromebook 11 features an 11.6-inch display (1366 x 768 pixel), along with an Intel Haswell Celeron 2955U processor.